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East Siberian Laika

The versatile and hardy Siberian

Breed
FCI-5
Spitz and Primitive types
FCI
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Original Name : Vostotchno-Sibirskaya Laika

Type : Lupoid

Male size : 21½-24¾ inches

Female size : 20¾-24 inches

Degree of grooming :

Countries of origin : Russian Federation

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The three Laika breeds are all bred to hunt large game in central and northern Russia. East Siberian Laikas are solid and brave, making them excellent guard dogs, especially at night, coupled with their natural distrust. If they are not used for hunting or as a sled dog, regular sporting activity is essential.

Head+

Wedge-shaped, with broad upper skull.

lupoid

Body+

Broad, muscular, slightly arched loins, broad, relatively long and slightly sloping croup, broad, muscular, deep chest.

lupoid

Coat+

All shades of salt and pepper, white, gray, black, red, brown.

lupoid

Ears+

Pricked, triangular.

lupoid

Tail+

Sickle-shaped or rolled.

lupoid

Hair+

Coarse, dense, straight topcoat, forming a collar on neck and shoulders. Males have a mane on the withers. Dense, soft undercoat.

lupoid

East Siberian Laikas are the product of various Laika breeds from the forests of eastern Siberia and the Far East. They are robust working dogs characterized by solid bones and especially well developed muscles.

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Still rare outside their motherland, East Siberian Laikas are well adapted to family life, provided their strong, hardy character is given the respect it deserves.

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